Websites for Daily Creative Inspiration

Everybody needs to get a daily dose of inspiration to succeed at work.

The internet is a great place for this purpose but there are many resources, so you can be confused. Moreover, not all of us have enough free time Internet searching to find the most suitable blog.

That’s why I did it for you. Here is a list of websites, that will be great for all professions whether you’re an artist, designer, illustrator, or technical writer.

Colossal

Launched in 2010 by writer and curator Christopher Jobson. Colossal is one of the largest visual art, design, and culture blogs on the web reaching an audience of 2–3 million visitors every month.

Made by Folk

In 2018 Daniel Freytag and Glenn Garriock (with help from Lorna & Patrick) decided to work together and create a platform under the name Made by Folk, a place where cofounders present the world’s best creative talents and work with them on exciting ideas and products.

DesignBoom

DesignBoom is based in Milan, Beijing and New York. It is the world’s first and most popular digital architecture and design magazine. DesignBoom is a comprehensive source with over 45,000 articles worth of useful information and insightful interviews, studio visits, documentation of new products, reviews of exhibitions and books, and historical surveys.

Booooooom

Booooooom was launched in 2008 by Vancouver-based artist Jeff Hamada. It is Canada’s highest traffic art platform, and one of the largest on the Internet.

Over the last decade Booooooom has established itself as an authoritative voice in the new contemporary arts scene, highlighting emerging talents, and launching the careers of many young artists internationally.

Ello

It is an online social networking service created by Paul Budnitz and Todd Berger in March 2014. It was created as an ad-free alternative to existing social networks. Recently, it has pivoted from its earlier Facebook-like incarnation towards a Pinterest-like website showcasing art, photography, fashion and web culture.

Beautiful/Decay

Beautiful/Decay began as a small black and white, DIY, photocopied ‘zine in 1996, releasing three issues in its first incarnation. In 2001, it was resurrected as a full color art and design publication featuring some of the most cutting edge and exciting work by artists and designers from all over the world. Over the years Beautiful/Decay grew a cult following and evolved from a widely distributed magazine to a limited edition book. After releasing 35 printed issues, B/D shifted it’s attention full time to its rapidly growing blog.

Mirador

Mirador is the image hunting work of Say What Studio, graphic design duo based in Paris, France. Founders curate the most inspirational works out there and share them through this collection of projects.

“Inspiration is personal, it’s something as abstract as taste or color. It’s often concealed, yet again present and overwhelming. Whether it’s a random glimpse or a sophisticated pursuit of ideas, inspiration can be found anywhere. We like to trigger it by keeping our vision open at all time.”

The Design Blog

Founded, designed and curated by Ena Baćanović — designer based in Zagreb — Croatia, The Design Blog brings you carefully picked high quality inspiration, featuring works of designers and design studios from all over the world, with the main focus on young designers/ students. Except from the daily inspiration, whole week is filled with different types of inspiring posts and sections that are design-related.

Abduzeedo

Abduzeedo is a collective of individual writers sharing articles about architecture, design, photography and UX. It was founded by Fabio Sasso in 2006 as a personal blog, later growing to become a digital publication with several writers from all over the world, working independently.

IKEA Hackers

This site is for IKEA fans who wants to learn more how to modificate and repurpose of Ikea furniture and products.

Poppytalk

Poppytalk is a creative studio and blog based in Vancouver, B.C. Founders, Jan Halvarson and Earl Einarson combine their communication and media design backgrounds to design product, DIY projects and recipe creations from video hacks to well-edited finds.

Mr Сup

Fabien Barral is a happy graphic designer whose innovative and unique designs attract clients from around the world. In 2008 he joined forces with his wife Frédérique to create “Harmonie intérieure”, a business and brand that pushes poster and wall sticker design beyond the limits we expect from a commercial undertaking. Fabien also runs the “graphic-exchange” blog, a popular online venue for graphic designers. He learnt his trade as an agency art director, working on projects for large corporations. For him, relationships and exchange of ideas are the most important to achieve a project.

My Modern Met

My Modern Met was formed in May, 2008 to create one big city that celebrates creativity. Their mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity — from the lighthearted and fun to the thought-provoking and enlightening. Today, they receive an average of 3 million visitors coming to the site each month, looking for articles on art, design, photography, architecture, technology, environmental issues, and more.

iGNANT

iGNANT is an award-winning online magazine featuring the finest in art, design, photography, fashion and architecture. They are passionate about bringing you a curated selection of the most captivating work from both established creatives as well as emerging talents. In addition to publishing inspirational projects from around the world, iGNANT produces its own unique editorial features on the cutting edge of contemporary culture that includes interviews, studio visits, travel stories and more.

Moreover, I recommend you to follow Ann Green on Medium. She shares projects of different designers every Monday, so you will get into the flow state and find new ideas.



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Websites for Daily Creative Inspiration

Everybody needs to get a daily dose of inspiration to succeed at work.

The internet is a great place for this purpose but there are many resources, so you can be confused. Moreover, not all of us have enough free time Internet searching to find the most suitable blog.

That’s why I did it for you. Here is a list of websites, that will be great for all professions whether you’re an artist, designer, illustrator, or technical writer.

Colossal

Launched in 2010 by writer and curator Christopher Jobson. Colossal is one of the largest visual art, design, and culture blogs on the web reaching an audience of 2–3 million visitors every month.

Made by Folk

In 2018 Daniel Freytag and Glenn Garriock (with help from Lorna & Patrick) decided to work together and create a platform under the name Made by Folk, a place where cofounders present the world’s best creative talents and work with them on exciting ideas and products.

DesignBoom

DesignBoom is based in Milan, Beijing and New York. It is the world’s first and most popular digital architecture and design magazine. DesignBoom is a comprehensive source with over 45,000 articles worth of useful information and insightful interviews, studio visits, documentation of new products, reviews of exhibitions and books, and historical surveys.

Booooooom

Booooooom was launched in 2008 by Vancouver-based artist Jeff Hamada. It is Canada’s highest traffic art platform, and one of the largest on the Internet.

Over the last decade Booooooom has established itself as an authoritative voice in the new contemporary arts scene, highlighting emerging talents, and launching the careers of many young artists internationally.

Ello

It is an online social networking service created by Paul Budnitz and Todd Berger in March 2014. It was created as an ad-free alternative to existing social networks. Recently, it has pivoted from its earlier Facebook-like incarnation towards a Pinterest-like website showcasing art, photography, fashion and web culture.

Beautiful/Decay

Beautiful/Decay began as a small black and white, DIY, photocopied ‘zine in 1996, releasing three issues in its first incarnation. In 2001, it was resurrected as a full color art and design publication featuring some of the most cutting edge and exciting work by artists and designers from all over the world. Over the years Beautiful/Decay grew a cult following and evolved from a widely distributed magazine to a limited edition book. After releasing 35 printed issues, B/D shifted it’s attention full time to its rapidly growing blog.

Mirador

Mirador is the image hunting work of Say What Studio, graphic design duo based in Paris, France. Founders curate the most inspirational works out there and share them through this collection of projects.

“Inspiration is personal, it’s something as abstract as taste or color. It’s often concealed, yet again present and overwhelming. Whether it’s a random glimpse or a sophisticated pursuit of ideas, inspiration can be found anywhere. We like to trigger it by keeping our vision open at all time.”

The Design Blog

Founded, designed and curated by Ena Baćanović — designer based in Zagreb — Croatia, The Design Blog brings you carefully picked high quality inspiration, featuring works of designers and design studios from all over the world, with the main focus on young designers/ students. Except from the daily inspiration, whole week is filled with different types of inspiring posts and sections that are design-related.

Abduzeedo

Abduzeedo is a collective of individual writers sharing articles about architecture, design, photography and UX. It was founded by Fabio Sasso in 2006 as a personal blog, later growing to become a digital publication with several writers from all over the world, working independently.

IKEA Hackers

This site is for IKEA fans who wants to learn more how to modificate and repurpose of Ikea furniture and products.

Poppytalk

Poppytalk is a creative studio and blog based in Vancouver, B.C. Founders, Jan Halvarson and Earl Einarson combine their communication and media design backgrounds to design product, DIY projects and recipe creations from video hacks to well-edited finds.

Mr Сup

Fabien Barral is a happy graphic designer whose innovative and unique designs attract clients from around the world. In 2008 he joined forces with his wife Frédérique to create “Harmonie intérieure”, a business and brand that pushes poster and wall sticker design beyond the limits we expect from a commercial undertaking. Fabien also runs the “graphic-exchange” blog, a popular online venue for graphic designers. He learnt his trade as an agency art director, working on projects for large corporations. For him, relationships and exchange of ideas are the most important to achieve a project.

My Modern Met

My Modern Met was formed in May, 2008 to create one big city that celebrates creativity. Their mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity — from the lighthearted and fun to the thought-provoking and enlightening. Today, they receive an average of 3 million visitors coming to the site each month, looking for articles on art, design, photography, architecture, technology, environmental issues, and more.

iGNANT

iGNANT is an award-winning online magazine featuring the finest in art, design, photography, fashion and architecture. They are passionate about bringing you a curated selection of the most captivating work from both established creatives as well as emerging talents. In addition to publishing inspirational projects from around the world, iGNANT produces its own unique editorial features on the cutting edge of contemporary culture that includes interviews, studio visits, travel stories and more.

Moreover, I recommend you to follow Ann Green on Medium. She shares projects of different designers every Monday, so you will get into the flow state and find new ideas.



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